CauliBox

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Award-winning Climate tech for reusable food & drink packaging solutions. UK's 1st tech-enabled reusable container provider.

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CauliBox is an award-winning, tech-enabled reusable food & drink packaging solution  provider that minimises single-use food packaging waste. Founded as the UK’s first reusable food packaging scheme by Josephine Liang and Ming Zhao, in just 2 and half years, they have pioneered QR scanning in Europe in enabling reusable borrows and returns to combat the 11 billion pieces of packaging waste that are produced every year from food-on-the-go. Since inception, over 20 commercial partnerships have been forged with businesses including Westminster City Council, Morrisons, Societe Generale, financial institutions and various NHS Trust hospitals. CauliBox was named CleanTech of the Year by West London Business in 2022 and awarded the NHS Sustainability Partnerships Innovation Award 2021.

Meet the founders

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    Jo Liang

    Co-Founder

    Josephine Liang is a sustainability expert and CEO of CauliBox, the award-winning, tech-enabled reusable food packaging solution for workplace dining. She has worked with corporations (including Unilever & Sainsbury’s), local authorities (Camden council) and higher educational institutes (London School of Economics) as well as numerous food enterprises such as Costa, Too Good To Go and OLIO in cutting food waste and advising on sustainable development. Josephine was awarded a special “Women in Food” award by the Mayor of London in 2019 and was named on Forbes 30 under 30 in 2021. She holds an MSc from the University of Oxford and a BA from Colby College.

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    Ming Zhao

    Co-Founder

    Ming Zhao is a sustainability expert and CCO of CauliBox, the award-winning, tech-enabled reusable food packaging solution for workplace dining. She began collecting and selling plastic bottles & papers to recycling companies to fund her school charity from the age of 14. Formerly head of business development at a boutique consultancy in London, she has over 7 years B2B sales experiences with clients including C-Suite executives across EMEA's largest banks, funds, conglomerates and governments. She holds an MSc from London School of Economics and an MA (Hons) from University of St Andrews.